[GNC-dev] Single User Installation location on Linux

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 05:53:30 EST 2020

On Fri, 6 Mar 2020 at 09:50, Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be> wrote:
> ...
> So we have identified at least one installation method that indeed does follow the systemd spec. I wonder whether npm (for nodeJS), guix (for guile), cpan (for perl) and so on have similar user local installation options that use $HOME/.local.

Not npm, assuming you mean when you use it to install modules.  It
installs into a folder node_modules in the folder from which it is
run.  So an npm local install is local to the current folder, not the


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